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Jan 29, 2013 6:30pm EST
, which drive so much of the economy, rose more last year than any te since that housing bubble. prices surging to their highest point in six years. so, is now the time to sell? or will the value keep rising? abc's david muir here right now. david? >> reporter: big questions tonight, diane. and the real estate experts i talked to cede said if the value of your home is completely recovered from the recession, then it might be a great time to sell. not a lot on the market, to a seller's dream. but even if you are not going to sell, economists say these housing numbers tonight are good news for you, too. this spike in home prices unthinkable just two years ago. economists who study prices across 20 american cities tonight revealing they see the biggest increase year to year in more than six years. home values up 5.5%. barbara come ran founded the largest real estate company in new york. >> we haven't seen this in probably seven years. >> reporter: so, what has buyers lining up? those historically low interest rates, still at lows not seen since the early 1970s. >> hi, abc. >> repor
Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm EST
struggling jobs economy. 12 million americans still out of work tonight. but today, we learned the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits have fallen to a five-year low. and that's the lowest since the very beginning of the recession. experts say it's a sign employers are cutting fewer jobs and soon could be begin hiring at an even faster pace. >>> and, on wall street, a big skid for an iconic american brand. apple tumbling 12% today. dropping on the news that the sales of those addictive gadgets, iphones and macs are not as soaring as expected. and look. since apple's high in september of last year, a virtual freefall, down 36% in 18 weeks. but even though apple was rocky, the dow held steady, closing up 46 points for the day. >>> and, we move now to the crackdown on the epidemic use of prescription pain killers in america. consider this. the united states, just 4.5% of the world's population, consumes 99% of the world's hydro coe done, the open yat in vicodin. vicodin, the single most popular pain kill earl in this country. so, what is the big new thing the government
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
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Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
a dark time. we were mired in crisis. the economy beginning to come back. and what you saw today is, the president gave a meditation on freedom and equality. it was a president who else felt free. >> and so give me one indelible image from these hours we spent together today as you watched. >> oh, the one has got to be when the president turned back. when he turned back and looked over that mall and said he wanted to savor this moment. an african-american president, the first in our history, re-elected and giving a second inaugural address. >> on martin luther king day. thank you george. >> thank you. >>> and today is also a time to take stock of the last four years. we want to show you some images that say it all. this is president obama, four years ago. and today. the marathon of the past four years etched on his face. and he would say, in his graying hair. and michelle obama holding the bible as her husband took the oath then and today. michelle obama. and the girls, sasha and malia. what a difference four years makes in the lives of these young women. >>> and now i want to bring
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